Latin America

US ramps up pressure on Maduro with fresh sanctions

US announces sanctions on four state governors, asks Latin American countries to step up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro.

United States

US shutdown: Trump 'walks out' of meeting over border wall funds

Trump says he told top Democrats 'bye-bye' after they said they would not fund a border wall if he ended the shutdown.

US shutdown: Trump 'walks out' of meeting over border wall funds

United States

US shutdown: Trump 'to stand firm' on border wall funding demand

US president and vice president on Capitol Hill for talks as shutdown stretches into 19th day.

US shutdown: Trump 'to stand firm' on border wall funding demand

China

No place for 'empire and aggression' in Asia: US

Mike Pence's comments at Asia summit seen alluding to China and its aggressive claims over the disputed South China Sea.

Mike Pence: No place for 'empire and aggression' in Indo-Pacific

Aung San Suu Kyi

US scolds Myanmar's Suu Kyi over Rohingya violence

US Vice President Mike Pence joins chorus of criticism over Nobel laureate's indifference to plight of Muslim minority.

Mike Pence tells Aung San Suu Kyi Rohingya violence inexcusable

Inside Story

Is the US undermining the Middle East peace process?

US Vice President Mike Pence visits Jerusalem and causes more Palestinian anger.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

US VP promises to move embassy to Jerusalem in 2019

Scuffles erupt as Mike Pence tells the Knesset recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital chooses 'fact over fiction'.

Middle East

Jordan king backs two-state solution in Pence meeting

Jordanian king meets with Mike Pence in Amman, in a visit that comes after US named Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

Mike Pence

Mike Pence starts Middle East tour amid Jerusalem anger

US vice president arrives in Egypt with shortened schedule after Palestinian president and others promise to snub visit.

United States

US university students walk out of Pence speech

Students dressed in caps and gowns protest White House policies as vice president delivered commencement speech.

Notre Dame students walk out of Mike Pence speech

Asia Pacific

Pence sounds fresh warning to North Korea

Visiting Japan as part of trip to reassure allies, US vice president promises 'overwhelming and effective response'.

Asia Pacific

US: VP Pence warns N Korea 'all options on the table'

Amid rising tensions, Pence visits demilitarised zone after North's latest missile launch and vows to stand with allies.

Mike Pence

Report: Pence used a private email account as governor

US Vice President Mike Pence's private email account has also been targeted by hackers, according to a newspaper report.

Report: Pence used a private email account as governor

Opinion

For Europe, questions remain as to US foreign policy

It's an uphill battle for the Trump administration to convince the EU that the US will not abandon its Western allies.

Martin Reardon

by Martin Reardon

Martin Reardon

United States

Trump knew Flynn misled White House 'for weeks'

US President kept his vice president in the dark about his security adviser's contacts with Russia, before ousting him.